puff up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “puff up” in the English Dictionary

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puff up

phrasal verb with puff uk   us   /pʌf/ verb
If ​part of ​yourbodypuffs up, it ​becomesbigger because it is ​infected or ​injured: My ​legpuffed up all around the ​insectbite.
(Definition of puff up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “puff up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因感染或受伤)肿胀…
in Turkish şişmek, apse yapmak, kabarmak…
in Russian распухать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因感染或受傷)腫脹…
in Polish puchnąć…
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